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May KnitFix & A Union St. Tee Hack

I go back and forth between picking a pattern to match my fabric and picking fabric to match my pattern. I usually go with the latter, but sometimes it’s fun to have the fabric first and find a pattern that fits.

That brings us to KnitFix! I got one back in December and told myself I could get another one once I’d used all the different fabrics (it comes with 6 surprise 2-yard knit cuts and it’s a really fun way to try new knits that you wouldn’t necessarily pick out yourself… kinda like Stitch Fix for sewing!). Well, it’s been 6 months… and I still have two that I haven’t used from that December fix so I finally gave in and got a second one. :) And to be fair, I do have plans for the last two… I just need to execute them :) So here’s what I got!

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No idea what to do with the weird pink & brown print one. The card says it’s a floral, but I’m not really sure that’s what I’d call it lol The rest, though, I love.

So anyway, I immediately thought of this pin when I saw the red stripe fabric so naturally I had to recreate it right away. Here’s what I came up with:

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I used the scoop neck Union St. Tee pattern for the top… I chopped the pattern at the waist and added a ruffle/peplum piece from there.

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I have to say, though… my first go around, my pattern matching was perfect. Ugh, I miss that pattern matching. But when I tried it on it was like a bag… way too big! So I took it in on the sides and totally messed up my stripes :/

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The back is also a little wonky… not sure what happened there… but overall I love it! It’s so comfy and fun.

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(worn here with my Ginger Jeans)

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So… any ideas for what I should do with the rest of my KnitFix??

Oh and BTW, have you seen the latest pattern from Hey June… the Biscayne Blouse… very cute!

Until next time,

Ky

5 Comments

  1. Oh, I’m really jealous of you getting this parcel, do they send to any country? Love what you’ve done with the striped material. I must be honest the ‘floral’ one you mentioned was the only one I didn’t like the look of… Could it make a nice sarong, or beach throw over top maybe?

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    • I’m not sure where all they ship to… it’d be worth a look though :) I’ve seen a few cute things made from the ‘floral’ one but I’m still not sure it’s going to make it into my closet lol Maybe something for the beach, like you said :)

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  2. Super cute! I thought about buying a knit fix, but decided against it, since its a lot money for just 6 fabris and I don’t even know if I’ll like the fabric…but the fabric you got is super cute and the top looks fab!

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